holistic technology

Harold Jarche

I first came across the work of Ursula Franklin through her CBC Massey Lecture series on The Real World of Technology. In political terms, prescriptive technologies are designs for compliance.” But gaming the system means buying into it. Technology

changing with change

Harold Jarche

“ To change with change is the changeless state. We will eventually get the cost of nearly all technology to nothing, making replication and competition both easy and rampant. You can’t buy happiness. gleonard : Technology vs Humanity: Friday's Finds

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Leveraging Technology

Clark Quinn

I was listening to a tale recounting a time when an organization was going through a change, and had solicited help. The short story is that the initial approach being taken weren’t leveraging technology effectively. So the story was of a critical organizational change. You might not be surprised to hear that the subsequent process also yielded greater buy-in. maintaining focus through the change. Is your organization leveraging technology appropriately?

Stop creating, selling, and buying garbage!

Clark Quinn

And the pressures they face are overwhelming if they did try to change things. Finally, the folks buying the learning are equally complicit. Again, they don’t know the important distinctions, so they’re told it’s soundly instructionally designed, and it looks professional, and they buy the cheapest that meets the criteria. Everyone gets paying for technology development, but not the learning design.

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Leadership in a Changing World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What are the critical competencies needed to lead in our fast-changing business environment? The key challenge confronting CEOs, - and senior executives in general, - is the relentless pace of change. But, w hile speed is the major dimension of change, it’s not the only one.

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Sunrise: The technologies that will change our lives

Ross Dawson

Yesterday morning I appeared on the Sunrise national breakfast program together with science broadcaster Dr Karl Kruszelnicki , being interviewed about the big ideas and new technologies that will change our lives. Next phase of online shopping – augmented reality, social shopping, and changing behaviors will transform how we buy things. Future of retail Technology trends

What happens when Google buys Sprint too?

Doc Searls

The limiting factor to change has not been the technology but obsolete business models and the lack of competition. For example, what if Google buys, builds or rents fat pipes out to Sprint cell sites, and either buys or builds its way into the content delivery network (CDN) business, competing with while also supplying Akamai, Limelight and Level3? Business Future Gear infrastructure Technology

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General or specific change

Clark Quinn

I was reflecting on the two books I recently wrote about, Scaling Up and Changing the Game , versus the cultural approach of the Learning Organization I wrote about years ago (and refer to regularly). The thing is that both of the new books are about choosing either a very specific needed change, whether determined by fiat or based upon something already working well, whereas the earlier work identified general characteristics that make sense.

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Google buys Motorola and its giant patent portfolio

Doc Searls

Motorola has a history of over 80 years of innovation in communications technology and products, and in the development of intellectual property , which have helped drive the remarkable revolution in mobile computing we are all enjoying today. So now, in buying Motorola, Google is building the biggest patent fort that it can. The game changes. Unless, of course, Microsoft buys Nokia. The official statement from Google says, Google Inc.

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Better Education Through Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

me) on seeing a sight like this is to suggest that everybody would be better off with a little more investment in technology. But they could instead higher fewer people, pay them more, and use technology to make up the difference. But third, and perhaps most critically, you don't actually get any improvements in output using the technological solution. It is in this context we need to read an article like Kentaro Toyama's Can Technology End Poverty?

Human Learning is Not About to Change Forever

Clark Quinn

In my inbox was an announcement about a new white paper with the intriguing title Human Learning is About to Change Forever. And that’s not changing in any fundamental way in the near future. And is VR a evolutionary or revolutionary change from simulations? AR) is the real opportunity to do something interesting, and I’ll buy it, but we’re a long way away. No, human learning isn’t going to change forever.

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Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. We also find these technologies are giving students with special needs a new voice, and to connect with their teachers and classmates. So, we see this huge growth in technology.

Bridging the World’s Knowledge Divide: Technology + Competition, Skills and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This year’s event was focused on the impact of digital technologies on economic development in emerging and developing countries. It was organized around six different sessions , each of which explored the links between technology and development through a different lens. .

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stevenberlinjohnson.com: Go Buy Microcosm Right Now!

Steven Berlin Johnson

Main | Baton Passing » Go Buy Microcosm Right Now! My Books The Ghost Map The latest: the story of a terrifying outbreak of cholera in 1854 London 1854 that ended up changing the world. Interface Culture : How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate My first. stevenberlinjohnson.com « Are You A Gifted Interface Designer? Come Work At Outside.In!

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How collaboration is transforming the relationship between sell-side and buy-side financial markets

Ross Dawson

I have spent considerable time working with the institutional financial services sector, and seen major changes over the years. I recently recalled a White Paper I wrote years ago, How Collaborative Technologies are Transforming Financial Services , in the wake of a Collaboration in Financial Services conference I co-organized and chaired in New York. One of the most obvious examples is in the relationship between buy-side and sell-side in financial markets.

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5 facets of employees’ increasing technology expectations

Ross Dawson

I spoke about how the evolving intersection of technology and society is shaping employees’ expectations, particularly in the technology they can use. I wove a broader story about social change and its implications, though I briefly brought out five points on what employees expect from technology. When people go into organizations, they have extremely high expectations of the technology they are given to use. Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0

Cloud and “Game Changing” Business Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Along with the Economist Intelligence Unit , the IBM study surveyed 572 business and technology executives around the world to learn how organizations use cloud today and how they plan to use it in the future. Recent technology and social connectivity trends have created a perfect storm of opportunity for companies to embrace the power of cloud to optimize, innovate and disrupt business models,” is the study’s overriding conclusion. .

Harnessing the True Potential of Internet of Things Technology

John Hagel

Despite all the hype, businesses are still significantly under-estimating the business impact of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Now, I'll use IoT technologies to illustrate how just one of many technologies will enable the evolution of business models. Like all digital technologies, the price/performance of IoT technologies is evolving at an exponential rate. Current applications for this technology. IoT technologies generate a torrent of data.

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives. Jay spoke with Learning Executives Briefing about informal learning and the changing role of the CLO. Clarke famously wrote that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Web 2.0

Buy a book, save a life | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Technology (7). Buy a book, save a life Every 45 seconds, a child dies of malaria. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours.

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Disruptive Innovations and Organizational Change

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the last few years I have given a number of seminars on Technology-based Business Transformation. The culture of the institution was not able to stretch enough to be able to implement the needed changes. Much as we often talk about embracing change as a positive experience, change is in fact very difficult, even painful for many people. When first launching a project based on a new technology or idea, you really don’t know what lies ahead.

The Need to Adapt to the Speed of Change or Die: lessons for L&D from the retail industry

Charles Jennings

Not just exposure to tough economic times and having to make changes to do more with less, and do things differently. Each of the above were overtaken by circumstances (and technologies) that changed faster and to a greater extent than they thought possible, understood, and planned for.

Guy Kawasaki Makes an Enchanting Offer: Buy One, Get One Free.

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Bob Sutton.

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Disruptive Innovations and Organizational Change

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the last few years I have given a number of seminars on Technology-based Business Transformation. The culture of the institution was not able to stretch enough to be able to implement the needed changes. Much as we often talk about embracing change as a positive experience, change is in fact very difficult, even painful for many people. When first launching a project based on a new technology or idea, you really don’t know what lies ahead.

Keynote speech in Beijing on How Technology is Transforming Business

Ross Dawson

Here is a brief description of my keynote: How Technology is Transforming Business. The rise of our connected world is transforming business, from how consumers buy and build relationships with companies, to the structure of the supply chain and the nature of global competition. Future of business Global economy Keynote speaker Mobile Technology trends

My Two Top 2008 Technologies

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet My Two Top 2008 Technologies by Andrew McAfee on December 30, 2008 For a year-end post I’d rather not try to recap the year in technology, or in anything else. So I thought I’d wrap up this blog for this year with a bit of reflection, and talk about my two favorite technologies of the year (I just got my first iPhone yesterday, but will consider that a 2009 technology).

Three critical domains of change driving the future of professional services

Ross Dawson

There has been substantial change in the professions over the last decade, however there will unquestionably be far greater change in the years to come. Changing Clients. One of the biggest challenges to professional firms is how clients are changing. There are three major domains in which digital technologies are disrupting professional services.

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The State of AI Adoption - High Performers Show the Way

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Its 2017 survey of over 3,000 AI-aware executive found that outside the technology sector, AI adoption was at an early, often experimental stage. Only 20% of respondents used any AI-related technology in a core part to their business.

Changing Face of Retail

Nigel Paine

well produced account of the changing face of retail. How user views and content is altering what and why people buy. Tags: Innovation Technology media Thank you @gjardimr for drawing attention to this via your blog. A good.

3 equations that can change your life | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Technology (7). 3 equations that can change your life Chip Conley is a rare bird. Buy it at Amazon BN.com , or IndieBound.). Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan.

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Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

Beth Kanter

In advance of next week’s “ National Walking Day ,” I did an interview with Gina about how her organization’s culture is changing one sneaker at a time.

HubSpot and RentJuice: When New Technologies Meet Old Ways of Working

Andy McAfee

More and more, I struggle to find any industry, company, process, task, or function that’s not being affected these days by technology. HubSpot helps small and medium-sized companies change the way they market themselves. One of the themes I keep harping on here, over at HBR.org , and elsewhere is that digitization is pervasive — it’s affecting every part of the business world.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). This is where examination of technology at all three levels: platform, tool and feature — can really matter.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). This is where examination of technology at all three levels: platform, tool and feature — can really matter.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). This is where examination of technology at all three levels: platform, tool and feature — can really matter.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). This is where examination of technology at all three levels: platform, tool and feature — can really matter.

Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions by Andrew McAfee on March 6, 2009 My current print version of Information Week has an interesting cover story about “demand-signal management,&# a highfalutin term for getting data about what’s selling, then using it to make decisions about manufacturing, replenishment, etc. technologies. technologies.

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. turns a perfect event into time- and space- independent mode - make optimal use of current technology for recording, storage, distribution, etc - provide added value: replay, searching, browsing, etc.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. ″ tools, there is a constant thread of the dynamic interplay between technology and the groups using it. We are not simply deploying technology.

Technology Stewardship at Libraries – Free Online Event | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The full official details are below, but I also wanted to add that I’ll have two special guests who will make the difference – two librarians who work with these issues of technology and community every day in their work.

The Girl Effect – catalyzing positive change | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

As some of you know, I have been a champion of the GiGis (Girl Geeks in service of the World Cafe community) and have long been a (prejudiced) champion of females in changing the world. Women who are catalyzing positive change. And the importance of change the world and start at home.

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Is the Digital Revolution At Last Shaking Up Banking?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Finally, the transformation reaches a tipping point when technologies radically change the business model and user experience, leading to a fundamental disruption of the industry. How about banking, which has long been a leading user of information technologies?

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Product selection with your network | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It is time again to buy a new set, but instead of buying the cheapest set at the local office store, I decided to get the recommendations of my network – since many are also frequent users of this product.